FAQs The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Is it mandatory to wear uniform to the ballet class ?
    • Yes , every student in the class has to wear a ballet uniform.

  • Do you provide uniform ?
    • No , you will have to buy the uniform.

  • Where do we have to buy the uniform ?
    • You can buy the uniform from Fitness & Fairies , G2, Casa Capital, Ground Floor, 17, Wood Street, Near Karnataka Bank, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025. Tel: +919902129394 or +919980529394 . Monday closed. You can also purchase online from www.fitnessandfairies.com.

  • Do you have academic holidays ?
    • Yes , We have academic holidays , to know our list of holidays please click on this  link : School Holidays

  • What is the minimum age to start ballet ?
    • A child should be of 4yrs old to start ballet class.

  • What other classes do you have for children other than ballet ?
    • We have Junior Jazz class for the children for the age group of 7yrs – 14yrs.

  •   Can an adult start the ballet without any prior experience ?
    • Yes ,  adults beginners ballet classes are held for the students who don’t have any prior experience.


  •  What is Jazz ?
    • Jazz dance is a style of theatrical dance performed to jazz or popular music. There are many styles of jazz, including street jazz, lyrical jazz, and styles developed by choreographers and teachers such as Matt Mattox.

  • What is Callanetics ?
    • Callanetics is a non-aerobic form of stretching and strengthening exercise that emphasizes detail and anatomical precision. It is appropriate for all ages and levels of fitness as the exercises are modified individually. Callenetics classes are now called DanceFIT.

FAQs The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet
  • What are the benefits of learning ballet ?
    • The benefits or learning ballet are numerous. It teaches students discipline and mental and physical control, it helps in developing and maintaining good posture and strong, long muscles, dance brings the joy and freedom of movement and spirit to the student and these are only a few of its benefits. For more information please visit http://www.thelewisfoundation.org/the-school/ballet/


  • How to become a ballet teacher ?
    • In order to become a qualified ballet teacher (ISTD), a student must reach and pass the ISTD Intermediate exam, and then pass the Associate  teaching certification. Both exams are taken externally, assessed by examiners under the ISTD.

  • How many Grades are there in ballet ?
    • In the ISTD Imperial ballet  there is Pre primary , Primary , Grade 1 to  6, and Vocational (pre-professional) levels, Intermediate foundation , Intermediate , Advanced one , Advanced two.

  • Do you refund fees ?
    •   Fees once paid cannot be refunded or transferred or carried forward.

  • Do you provide makeup classes ?
    • We do not offer any make up classes. In an emergency or extreme health problems/accidents, if you have to miss a class and if you inform us in advance, we will do our best to provide a make up class.
    • During COVID-19 pandemic while classes are conducted virtually, if you miss a class we do our best to offer a make up class though not necessarily with the same teacher and same timing. We are encouraging parents and students to take make up classes in the following week.
    • Make up classes are not provided for holidays published in our holiday calendar and situations out of our control like bandhs.
    • Make up classes cannot be accumulated or carried forward.
    • Make up classes are offered subject to availability.

  • Does ballet improve physical postures ?
    •   Yes , ballet improves the physical postures & improves skeletal alignment.

  • How are your students moved from one level to another ?
    •  Students are moved from one level of ballet to the next by assessments or by taking the ISTD exam.

  • How do I know how my child is progressing well in the class ?
    • You can request a meeting with the teacher or send an e-mail to enquiries@tlfcb.org ,We are always happy to give feedback.

  • How do I keep myself updated about the classes once I join ?
    •  Each class has a whatsapp group where someone from our team will regularly provide updates & important notices.

If you have any more enquires or questions email us at enquiries@tlfcb.org